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Group aims to create bird corridors from Maungatautari

WET is a new group of volunteers, mostly from Cambridge, who were formerly involved with planting projects on Maungatautari Ecological Island. In 2006 they won a national Weedbusters Award for their work in recreational reserves.

Environment Waikato supports Proposed Vision and Strategy for the Waikato River

At a special council meeting this week, councillors endorsed an Environment Waikato submission to the Guardians Establishment Committee involved in setting up the co-governance arrangements, involving Waikato-Tainui, for the future management of the river. However, the submission also suggested the committee could be “bolder” over setting water quality standards.

Pest plant contractor hangs up knapsack

After nine years working with King Country land owners to control pest plants, Environment Waikato’s contractor Andy Laurenson and his wife Sara-Jane are “crossing the ditch” to start the next phase of their life in West Australia.

Contractor warned over 1080 incident

The resource use group of Environment Waikato has issued a formal warning to contractor EPRO Ltd as a result of an aerial 1080 drop near Turangi which lead to the deaths of horses in November last year.

Water safety information available at boat show

Waikato boaties heading to the Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show in Auckland this week can check out Environment Waikato's stand for tips and advice about how to stay safe on the water.

Time running out for supplying Taupo information

Environment Waikato is praising Taupo catchment farmers who have already cooperated with a new nitrogen discharge allowance (NDA) benchmarking process, and is reminding others that time is running out for them to submit information before a 30 May deadline.